Headlines for Wednesday, September 20, 2006

  • Flame Thrower to Oak Hill in California

    Flame Thrower, a California grade II winner, will be relocated from Florida to California to stand in 2007 at Oak Hill Farm near Paso Robles

  • Singer Toby Keith Joins the Race for Education

    Country music superstar Toby Keith has joined the Race for Education by nominating two of his race horses to the organization's Race Horse Nomination Program. By nominating TK's Whiskey Girl and an unnamed filly by Behrens, Keith agreed to donate a percentage of their future earnings to the national nonprofit.

  • Classic Sire Little Missouri Dead

    Little Missouri, a grade I winner and sire of champion and classic winner Prairie Bayou, was euthanized Sept. 8 because of the infirmities of old age.

  • Irish Derby Winner Dylan Thomas to Run in JC Gold Cup

    The war between Coolmore and the Maktoums that was evident at the recent Keeneland September yearling sale is expected to move north on Oct. 7 when Susan Magnier's Dylan Thomas squares off against Darley Stable's Bernardini and Shadwell Farm's Invasor in the $1-million Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I).

  • Participants Named in Racehorse Summit

    Three dozen individuals representing a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities have agreed to participate in the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, which is sponsored by Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

  • Rainbow Quest Is Newest Chef-de-Race

    Rainbow Quest, who reached the 100 mark for number of stakes winners earlier this summer, has been designated a chef-de-race stallion by Dr. Steven Roman.